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first >>> first lady michelle obama among hundreds of mourners in chicago for the funeral for a 15-year-old girl. services for hadiya pendleton held there earlier today. shot in late january, just a few days after performing at events here in washington for the president's inauguration. she was an innocent victim in a gang-related shooting. >>> legislation to require universal background checks is gaining steam in congress. a bipartisan group of senator s could create a bill in the senate there are certain transactionses that would still be exempt. the group is considering ways to make mental health records easier for review during the sale. >>> president obama is expected to address gun control in his state of the union address. but the economy will take center stage. the majority of the president's speech is expected to focus on job creation and economic growth and will mention immigration, climate change and ending the war in afghanistan. the president will take his jobs plan on the road, starting on wednesday. >>> record-setting blizzard wasn't enough to stop fans of justin bieber t
dead not far from her school. >> no matter what the devil tries to do! >> first lady michelle obama was on hand for the funeral, the 15-year-old honor student was killed a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. the pastor said she has become the face of the epidemic of violence in the u.s. boeing is warning that the investigation into the dreamliner jets may delay delivery of the 787s. they have had concerns over the jets batteries. but they are confident that the problems will be resolved but it could take several months. >>> this weekend's blizzard had the potential to break severe weather records all over new england, while new york city and long island missed the big one, take a look at this snow bank. this is wallingford, connecticut and that is 44 inches of snow. at one point snow was coming down at 4-5 inches per hour. let me show you boston now. 21 inches of snow accumulated there. it's tapering off now as the storm heads to sea. but live now to boston, and cnn's jason carol. jason, the story that you are telling is a tragic one, this is emerging from the s
for new england later this week >>> first lady, michelle obama, is back to the white house after attending the funeral of a 15-year-old shot and killed after performing in the inauguration parade. the visit comes as the debate over gun control heats up in washington. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." good morning. >> gun control has stayed at the forefront. the president in minnesota pushing for congress to act. there was some talk about the first lady attending that funeral yesterday. where does congress stand at this point in terms of getting something done in terms of gun control? >> the sweet spot has to do with universal background checks. that's why you have a bipartisan group working. they are getting some tracks on this. huge public support for background checks. special interests are against it. this is still a much more potential area of success than trying to deal with an assault weapons ban or a magazine ban. that's how democrats are looking at it. as i talk to democratic leaders on the hill, there is a recognition that for a lot of their more conservative members
officers are on administrate of leave while the case is under investigation. >>> first lady michelle obama attended the funeral of a 15- year-old girl in chicago today. she is paying her respects to pendelton, the teenager killed a few days after performing with hear school band at the presidential inauguration. the police say pendelton was an ino sent victim in a gang- related shooting. >> she's importance all those other people who died is important and she is important. all of those lives and voices of the family were ignored and she speaks for if they don't know why she's spirit, she's a representative not just of the people of chicago but across nation who have crossed the line. >> and the first lady met privately with the family for church services. >>> coming up, the caps trying to put the skids on a three- game losing streak. lindsay murphy has results on the ice in sports. gwen? >> and all eyes are on the northeast and even now, strong winds and blowing snow and windchills. here at home, a different story. the ridge of high pressure is building in. we have clear skies and the deta
of this epidemic of gun violence. >> first lady michelle obama was there to comfort a community snill shock and a mother still in the grips of grief. >> no mother. no father should ever have to experience this. >> pendleton, a majorette. >> i'm hadiya. >> performed in events surrounding the president's inauguration and was shot to death just a few days later. while there were remembrances -- >> on that day the last thing i saw before her in the ambulance was her smiling and i know from heavien above she is smiling down on us. >> there were also demands for action. >> we can put a man on the moon but can't come together to figure out in situation? >> it comes on the eve of the president's state of the union address as he calls for limits on high-capacity magazines and this week president obama acknowledged the political problems. >> there are regional differences. >> they say the measures will be hard to get through congress. >> that's not just because of republican opposition to it. there are many democrats in swing states where gun rights are seen as a culture. >> but on chicago's south si
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